Niche College Scholarship

HOLA at Microsoft scholarship

March 13, 2025
Awards Available: 5

Scholarship Description

The HOLA at Microsoft Scholarship is designed to support high school seniors of Hispanic and Latinx descent who are pursuing higher education and have a passion for technology and community leadership.

Scholarship Details

  • This year, the program will award five scholarships totaling $55,000: two $20,000 scholarships over 4 years and three $5,000 one-time scholarships.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a US-based high school senior of Hispanic and Latinx descent.
  • Planning to attend a two or four-year college or university in the US.
  • Intending to pursue an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in fields like engineering, computer science, business management, or marketing.
  • Should demonstrate leadership and a passion for helping the community.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Require financial assistance to attend college.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA recipient.

Application Process

  1. Apply between January 22 and March 13. Check the site in mid-January for more details.
  2. Submit a high school transcript and one letter of recommendation.
  3. Write a 1500-character essay on your plans to engage in the technology industry.
  4. Detail extracurricular activities, including school, community, and work-related activities.

The HOLA at Microsoft Scholarship aims to empower students of Hispanic and Latinx descent with a focus on technology, leadership, and community engagement. Applications must be submitted electronically. Direct email or mailed applications are not accepted. Scholarship Search